Millionaire who moved the world by giving all his wealth to charity dies from cancer

Millionaire who moved the world by giving all his wealth to charity dies from cancer

- Ali Banat passed away after battling with stage four cancer for two years

- Doctors in 2015 told him he only had months to live

- He however beat the odds and lived two years longer

- Banat extraordinarily gave out all his wealth in the months building up to his passing

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A young muslim millionaire who gave away all majority of his vast wealth to charity, has passed away.

Ali Banat, an Australian businessman, was diagnosed with cancer in 2015, with doctors informing him he only had several months to live.

It proved to be a turning point for Banat, as he decided to turn his life around, having previously been all about a flashy lifestyle befitting his wealth.

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He decided to sell most of his possession, including his own company, before he moved to Congo where he set up a muslim place of worship known as a Masjid.

Despite doctor’s findings that he only had months to live, Banat, who hails from Greenacre, Sydney, he went on to live two more years prior to his death on May 29.

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Prior to his death, Banat featured in a video that is fast going viral dubbed Gifted with Cancer, where he explains his primary reasons for embarking in his cause since he was diagnosed with the deadly disease.

According to the late Banat, the stage four cancer he was diagnosed with was all but a gift that enabled him to participate in more humanitarian causes with his wealth.

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"When you find out you’re sick or you don’t have much time to live, this is the last thing you want to chase. And that’s how we should live our lives everyday." Banat is quoted in one of his interviews.

He also set up a Muslims Around The World (MATW) – a foundation he wanted to help connect needy people around the world.

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His greatest plea was that people would be able to carry on his cause even after his death.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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